LINDSAY AETC

Session 1 – September 6 to October 19, 2017

Co-operative Education

Learn about yourself and how your interests, skills, aptitudes and abilities fit into the workplace. Learn what employers in the workplace expect and show perspective employers your abilities. Explore the job market and add positive points to your resume. Apply classroom knowledge to the workplace.

 

English (Grade 11 College)

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will study the content, form, and style of a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from Canada and other countries, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 college preparation course.

Prerequisite: English, Grade 10, Applied

 

Healthy Active Living (Grade 11 Open)

This course focuses on the development of a healthy lifestyle and participation in a variety of enjoyable physical activities that have the potential to engage students’ interest throughout their lives. Students will be encouraged to develop personal competence in a variety of movement skills, and will be given opportunities to practice goal-setting, decision-making, coping, social, and interpersonal skills. Students will also study the components of healthy relationships, reproductive health, mental health, and personal safety.

 

Mathematics For Everyday Life (Grade 11 Workplace)

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as it is applied in important areas of day-to-day living. Students will solve problems associated with earning money, paying taxes, and making purchases, apply calculations of simple and compound interest in saving, investing, and borrowing, and calculate the costs of transportation and travel in a variety or situations. Students completing grade 10 essential, or grade 10 applied should consider this course.

 

Mathematics For Everyday Life (Grade 12 Workplace)

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as it is applied in the workplace and daily life. Students will investigate questions involving the use of statistics; apply the concept of probability to solve problems involving familiar situations;  investigate accommodation costs, create household budgets, and prepare a personal income tax return; use proportional reasoning; estimate and measure; and apply geometric concepts to create designs. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.

Prerequisite: Mathematics for Work and Everyday Life, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

 

Understanding Canadian Law (Grade 11 Workplace)

This course explores elements of Canadian law that are relevant to students as they prepare to enter the labour force. Students will learn to develop informed opinions on legal issues and to express and defend their opinions in a variety or ways. Practical experience and active learning strategies will be emphasized.

 

Understanding Canadian Law (Grade 11 College/University Prep)

This course explores Canadian law with a focus on legal issues that are relevant to people’s everyday lives. Students will investigate fundamental legal concepts and processes to gain a practical understanding of Canada’s legal system, including the criminal justice system. Students will use critical-thinking, inquiry, and communication skills to develop informed opinions on legal issues and apply this knowledge in a variety of ways and settings, including case analysis, legal research projects, mock trials, and debates.

Prerequisite: Canadian History Since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied

 

Session 2 – October 23 to December 4, 2017

Co-operative Education

Learn about yourself and how your interests, skills, aptitudes and abilities fit into the workplace. Learn what employers in the workplace expect and show perspective employers your abilities. Explore the job market and add positive points to your resume. Apply classroom knowledge to the workplace.

 

Biology (Grade 11 College)

This course focuses on the processes involved in biological systems. Students will learn concepts and theories as they conduct investigations in the areas of cellular biology, microbiology, animal anatomy and physiology, plant structure and physiology, and environmental science. Emphasis will be placed on the practical application of concepts and skills needed for further study in the various branches of life sciences and related fields.

 

English (Grade 12 College)

This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life Students will analyse a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from various countries and cultures, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for college or the workplace.

Prerequisite: English, Grade 11, College Preparation

English (Grade 12 Workplace)

This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in the workplace and in daily life. Students will analyse informational, graphic, and literary texts and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for workplace-related and practical purposes. An important focus will be on using language accurately and organizing ideas and information coherently. The course is intended to prepare students for the workplace and active citizenship.

Prerequisite: English, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

 

Information & Communication Technology: The Digital Age (Grade 11 Open)

This course prepares students for the digital environment. Using a hands-on approach, students will further develop information and communication technology skills through the use of common business software applications.The concept and operation of e-business will be explored, and students will design and create an e-business website.The skills developed in this course will prepare students for success in the workplace and/or post-secondary studies.

 

Personal Life Management (Grade 12 Open)

This course focuses on preparing students for living independently and working successfully with others. Students will learn to manage their personal resources to meet their basic needs for food, clothing, and housing. They will also learn about their personal, legal, and financial responsibilities and develop and apply interpersonal skills in order to make wise and responsible personal and occupational choices. Students will apply research and inquiry skills while investigating topics related to personal life management.  The course emphasizes the achievement of expectations through practical experiences.

 

Visual Arts (Grade 11 Open)

This course focuses on studio activities in one or more of the visual arts. Students will create art works that explore a wide range of subject matter, and will evaluate art works, providing grounds for their aesthetic judgements. They will also examine historical and cultural contexts of western art (including Canadian art) and art from various world cultures to support their study of specific media. The primary focus of this course will be on studio experiences (e.g. drawing, painting, sculpture) which expand student’s knowledge of visual communication, expression, and creativity.

 

Foundations for College Mathematics (Grade 11 College) – Online Only

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as a problem solving tool in the real world. Students will extend their understanding of quadratic relations; investigate situations involving exponential growth; solve problems involving compound interest; solve financial problems connected with vehicle ownership; develop their ability to reason by collecting, analysing, and evaluating data involving one variable; connect probability and statistics; and solve problems in geometry and trigonometry. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.

Session 3 – December 6, 2017 to January 30, 2018

Co-operative Education

Learn about yourself and how your interests, skills, aptitudes and abilities fit into the workplace. Learn what employers in the workplace expect and show perspective employers your abilities. Explore the job market and add positive points to your resume. Apply classroom knowledge to the workplace.

 

The Enterprising Person (Grade 11 Open)

This course examines the importance of enterprising employees to organizations affected by rapid change in an increasingly competitive marketplace. Students learn about the skills and attributes of enterprising employees, the distinguishing features of enterprising work environments, and the challenges and rewards of becoming an enterprising person. They also have an opportunity to participate in the entrepreneurial process by planning a venture.

 

Canadian Politics & Citizenship (Grade 11 Open)

This course explores the role of politics in people’s lives and the importance of being an active citizen in a democratic society. Students will examine the ways in which individuals and groups participate in the political process, the ways in which they can influence political decision making and public policy, and the effectiveness of political systems and institutions in meeting societal needs. Students will apply inquiry and communication skills to analyse and report on political issues, events, and trends of interest to them.

Prerequisite: Canadian History Since World War I, Grade 10, Academic or Applied

Food & Culture (Grade 11 Workplace)

This course focuses on the flavours, aromas, cooking techniques, foods, and cultural traditions of world cuisines. Students will demonstrate the ability to cook with ingredients and equipment from a range of cultures, describe food-related etiquette in a variety of countries and cultures, and explore ways in which Canadian food choices and traditions have been influenced by other cultures. Students will have opportunities to develop practical skills and apply research skills as they investigate foods and food practices from around the world.

 

Food & Culture (Grade 11 College/University Prep)

This course focuses on the flavours, aromas, cooking techniques, foods, and cultural traditions of world cuisines. Students will explore the origins of and developments in diverse food traditions. They will demonstrate the ability to cook with ingredients and equipment from a variety of cultures, compare food-related etiquette in many countries and cultures, and explain how Canadian food choices and traditions have been influenced by other cultures. Students will develop practical skills and apply social science research methods while investigating foods and food practices from around the world.

 

Chemistry (Grade 12 College) – Online Only

This course introduces students to the concepts that form the basis of modern chemistry. Students will study qualitative analysis, quantitative relationships in chemical reactions, organic chemistry and electrochemistry, and chemistry as it relates to the quality of the environment. Students will employ a variety of laboratory techniques, develop skills in data collection and scientific analysis, and communicate scientific information using appropriate terminology. Emphasis will be placed on the role of chemistry in daily life and in the development of new technologies and products.

Prerequisites: SNC2DR or SNC2PR

Session 4 – February 1 to March 26, 2018

Co-operative Education

Learn about yourself and how your interests, skills, aptitudes and abilities fit into the workplace. Learn what employers in the workplace expect and show perspective employers your abilities. Explore the job market and add positive points to your resume. Apply classroom knowledge to the workplace.

 

Information Technology in Business (Grade 12 Workplace)

This course provides students with the opportunity to develop essential skills in information technology needed in the workplace. Students will learn about the impact of new technologies on business operations, the place of information technology in the globalization process, and the development of new ways of doing business electronically. Students will use advanced software features and functions, manage information, conduct electronic research for business tasks, and develop project team management skills. Increasing reliance on computers, telecommunication networks, and information technologies in society and the workplace makes it essential for students to become computer literate and to develop information literacy. Information literacy is the ability to access, select, gather, critically evaluate, create, and communicate information and the ability to use the information to solve problems and make decisions. In preparation for further education, employment, citizenship, and lifelong learning, students must be able to derive meaning from information by using a variety of information literacy skills.

Prerequisite: Information Technology Applications in Business, Grade 11, Open

 

Raising Healthy Children (Grade 11 Open)

This course focuses on the skills and knowledge parents, guardians, and caregivers need, with particular emphasis on maternal health, pregnancy, birth, and the early years of human development (birth to six years old). Through study and practical experience, students will learn how to meet the developmental needs of young children, communicate with them, and effectively guide their early behaviour.  Students will develop their research skills through investigations related to care-giving and child rearing.

 

Mathematics for Everyday Life (Grade 11 Workplace)

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as it is applied in important areas of day-to-day living. Students will solve problems associated with earning money, paying taxes, and making purchases, apply calculations of simple and compound interest in saving, investing, and borrowing, and calculate the costs of transportation and travel in a variety or situations. Students completing grade 10 essential, or grade 10 applied should consider this course.

Mathematics for Everyday Life (Grade 12 Workplace)

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as it is applied in the workplace and daily life. Students will investigate questions involving the use of statistics; apply the concept of probability to solve problems involving familiar situations;  investigate accommodation costs, create household budgets, and prepare a personal income tax return; use proportional reasoning; estimate and measure; and apply geometric concepts to create designs. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.

Prerequisite: Mathematics for Work and Everyday Life, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

Environmental Science (Grade 11 Workplace)

This course provides students with the fundamental knowledge of and skills relating to environmental science that will help them succeed in work and life after secondary school. Students will explore a range of topics, including the impact of human activities on the environment; human health and the environment; energy conservation; resource science and management; and safety and environmental responsibility in the workplace. Emphasis is placed on relevant, practical applications and current topics in environmental science, with attention to the refinement of students’ literacy and mathematical literacy skills as well as the development of their scientific and environmental literacy.

Prerequisite: Grade 9 Science, Academic or Applied, or a Grade 9 or 10 locally developed compulsory credit (LDCC) course in science.

 

English (Grade 12 College) – Online Only

This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life Students will analyse a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from various countries and cultures, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for college or the workplace.

Prerequisite: English, Grade 11, College Preparation

Session 5 – March 28 to May 11, 2018

Co-operative Education

Learn about yourself and how your interests, skills, aptitudes and abilities fit into the workplace. Learn what employers in the workplace expect and show perspective employers your abilities. Explore the job market and add positive points to your resume. Apply classroom knowledge to the workplace.

 

English (Grade 11 College)

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life. Students will study the content, form, and style of a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from Canada and other countries, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 college preparation course.

Prerequisite: English, Grade 10, Applied

English (Grade 11 Workplace)

This course emphasizes the development of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in the workplace and in daily life. Students will study the content, form, and style of a variety of contemporary informational, graphic, and literary texts; and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical purposes. An important focus will be on using language clearly and accurately in a variety of formal and informal contexts. The course is intended to prepare students for the compulsory Grade 12 workplace preparation course.

Prerequisite: English, Grade 10, Applied

 

Food & Healthy Living (Grade 12 Workplace)

This course focuses on the fundamental food needs of young adults. Students will learn how to stock a kitchen, make nutritious food choices, and accommodate the food needs of others. Through a range of practical experiences, they will develop skills needed in food preparation for personal use and for employment in the food industry. They will also learn about dining etiquette in different contexts and about responsible consumer practices. Students will use social science research methods to investigate issues related to food preparation and nutrition.

 

Green Industries (Grade 11 Workplace)

This course enables students to develop knowledge and skills related to agriculture, floristry, forestry, horticulture, and landscaping. Students will learn to identify a broad range of plant and animal species; examine factors that affect the growth of plants and animals and the quality of products derived from them; and develop process, design, and maintenance skills required in the green industries. Students will also learn about safe and healthy working practices, develop an awareness of environmental and societal issues related to green industry activities, and learn about apprenticeships and other post-secondary education and training opportunities, as well as employment opportunities that may be pursued directly after graduation.

 

Introduction to Anthropology, Psychology & Sociology (Grade 11 College)

This course introduces the theories, questions, and issues that are the major concerns of anthropology, psychology, and sociology. Students will develop an understanding of the way social scientists approach the topics they study and the research methods they employ. Students will be given opportunities to explore theories from a variety of perspectives and to become familiar with current thinking on a range of issues that have captured the interest of classical and contemporary social scientists in the three disciplines.

 

College & Apprenticeship Mathematics (Grade 12 College) – Online Only

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of real-world applications of mathematics. Students will analyse data using statistical methods; solve problems involving applications of geometry and trigonometry; simplify expressions; and solve equations. Students will reason mathematically and communicate their thinking as they solve multi-step problems. This course prepares students for college programs in areas such as business, health sciences, and human services, and for certain skilled trades.

Prerequisite: Foundations for College Mathematics, Grade 11, College Preparation

Session 6 – May 15 to June 26, 2018

Co-operative Education

Learn about yourself and how your interests, skills, aptitudes and abilities fit into the workplace. Learn what employers in the workplace expect and show perspective employers your abilities. Explore the job market and add positive points to your resume. Apply classroom knowledge to the workplace.

 

English (Grade 12 College)

This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in academic and daily life Students will analyse a variety of informational and graphic texts, as well as literary texts from various countries and cultures, and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for practical and academic purposes. An important focus will be on using language with precision and clarity and developing greater control in writing. The course is intended to prepare students for college or the workplace.

Prerequisite: English, Grade 11, College Preparation

 

English (Grade 12 Workplace)

This course emphasizes the consolidation of literacy, communication, and critical and creative thinking skills necessary for success in the workplace and in daily life. Students will analyse informational, graphic, and literary texts and create oral, written, and media texts in a variety of forms for workplace-related and practical purposes. An important focus will be on using language accurately and organizing ideas and information coherently. The course is intended to prepare students for the workplace and active citizenship.

Prerequisite: English, Grade 11, Workplace Preparation

 

Dynamics of Human Relationships (Grade 11 Open)

This course focuses on helping students understand the individual and group factors that contribute to healthy relationships. Students will examine the connections between their own self-concept and their interpersonal relationships. They will learn and practise strategies for developing and maintaining healthy relationships with friends, family, and community members, as well as with partners in intimate relationships. Students will use research and inquiry skills to investigate topics related to healthy relationships.

 

Communications Technology (Grade 11 College/University Prep)

This course examines communications technology from a media perspective. Students will develop knowledge and skills as they design and produce media projects in the areas of live, recorded, and graphic communications. These areas may include TV, video, and movie production; radio and audio production; print and graphic communications; photography; digital imaging; broadcast journalism; and interactive new media. Students will also develop an awareness of related environmental and societal issues, and will explore college and university programs and career opportunities in the various communications technology fields.

 

Communication Technology: Broadcast & Print Production (Grade 11 Open)

This course examines communications systems and design and production processes in one or more of the areas of electronic, live, and graphic communications. Students will learn how basic communication systems function and will develop the knowledge and skills needed to assemble, repair, maintain, and test various systems. Students will also study industry standards and regulations and health and safety issues, and will explore careers, the importance of lifelong learning, and the impact of communications technology on society and the environment. Projects include desktop publishing, video production, animation, video and sound editing, electronics, web page design, and computer construction.

 

Healthy Active Living (Grade 12 Open)

This course enables students to further develop the knowledge and skills they need to make healthy choices. It places special emphasis on how students can maintain the habits of healthy, active living throughout their lives as they make the transition to adulthood and independent living. Through participation in a wide range of physical activities in a variety of settings, students can enhance their movement competence, personal fitness, and confidence. Students also acquire an understanding of the factors and skills that contribute to healthy development and learn how their own well-being is affected by, and affects, the world around them. Students build their sense of self, learn to interact positively with others, and develop their ability to think critically and creatively.

Biology (Grade 11 College) – Online Only

This course focuses on the processes involved in biological systems. Students will learn concepts and theories as they conduct investigations in the areas of cellular biology, microbiology, animal anatomy and physiology, plant structure and physiology, and environmental science. Emphasis will be placed on the practical application of concepts and skills needed for further study in the various branches of life sciences and related fields.

Contact Information

  • 230 Angeline Street South,
    Lindsay, ON, K9V 0J8

  • Tel: 705-324-5280

  • Fax: 705-324-9773

  • Superintendent: David Golden

  • Trustees: D.Morrison, C. Wilcox, J. Saunders

  • Principal: Traci Hubbert

  • Vice-Principal: Donald MacIver

2017-2018 LAETC Course Schedule
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